Suzuka 8 Hours 2016

The 2016 Suzuka 8-Hours is in the bag, and once again the Japanese endurance race proved to be a formidable challenge to its competitors, and a great spectacle for fans. As expected, this edition of the Suzuka 8-Hours saw strong teams succumb to the challenges of endurance racing – examples being the Honda factory-backed MuSASHI…

Suzuka 8 Hours Podium 2015

Suzuka 8 Hours 2015

The Coca-Cola Zero Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race wrapped up its 38th year in 2015 with the victory of the No. 21 Yamaha Factory Racing Team (Yamaha), who claimed victory with 204 laps. This year the Suzuka 8 Hours was flagged off by Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves and the race started in sunshine and scorching…

Suzuka 8 Hours 2014

For the start of this year’s race, heavy rain really put a damper on the start and caused a delay. The Suzuka 8 Hours was more like the Suzuka 6 Hours, as only six hours and thirty-five minutes could be fit into the race’s time slot. Still, FIM Endurance World Championship fans were able to see…

Nagoya Auto Trend

Nagoya Auto Trend 2014

Nestled in the center of Japan’s automotive industry, Nagoya is the home of Toyota/Lexus and  several car shows every year. Nagoya Auto Trend 2014, one of the best chances to see what Japan has to offer in terms of customization and vehicle parts is this annual custom car show. This event was held over two…

2013 Nagoya Motor Show

December 12-15th, 2013 –  This is Japan’s car show that is the response to the Detroit Motor Show, held every other year in December in Nagoya city, the home of Toyota & Lexus – the headquarters for one of the largest car manufacturers in the world, just around the corner from Honda – another major…

Suzuka 8 Hours 2013

July 28th, 2013 – Musashi RT HARC-PRO Honda’s Takumi Takahashi, Leon Haslam and Michael van der Mark finished on top of the podium in the 2013 Suzuka 8 Hours World Endurance race in Japan, completing a total of 214 laps during the tough competition. The Yoshimura Suzuki team of Takuya Tsuda, Nobo Aoki and Josh Brookes…